Have been first-time freshmen at the time of their admittance. [Note: Students who have completed college credits while in high school (i.e. College Now) and students who have attended CUNY Start, CLIP, or BLIIS are eligible.]
Transfer students, regardless of whether or not credits were transferred into BMCC, are not eligible to apply.
Be enrolled in an AA, AS, or AAS degree program excluding Health Information Technology (HIT), Nursing (NUR), Paramedic (EMT), and Respiratory Therapy (RTT).
Complete a minimum of 12 degree credits prior to the start of their 2nd semester
Earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00, and be in their second semester. (Note: Students who have taken at least one semester off are not eligible to apply.)
Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or international student with an F1 visa.
Commit to graduating from BMCC within 2 years from their semester of entry into BMCC.
NOTE: Students in programs such as ASAP are eligible to apply, but cannot participate in both ASAP and Out in Two, if selected. Additionally, students already receiving a BMCC Foundation scholarship are not eligible to apply.